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  • Her body is so still and white and beautiful it could be carved from Botticino marble.

    The Bloomsday Dead

  • Ganna, black marble at Varenna, and limestone at Botticino.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • Paco would lead her across the Botticino and Negro Marquina marble foyer into the salon, and there, as she settled into a seat by the window, he’d serve her a cocktail in a handblown glass on the smallest of hammered Jensen trays.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • Here was an eighteen-year-old who couldn’t come up with the capital of California if you spotted him the “Sac” and the “to” sermonizing on Botticino and Carrara marble.

    Foul Lines


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